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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pencil, Indonesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pencil...

Pencil is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Pencil is steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26.9°C (80.4°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Pencil is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Pencil?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Pencil is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Pencil. The closest decent spot is Pacitan, which is almost 102.9km (63.9miles) away from Pencil. Click here for directions and for more information on Pacitan and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Grajagan, which is 259.8km (161.4miles) away from Pencil. Another fun surfspot is Grajagan, located roughly 259.8km (161.4miles) from Pencil.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Pencil. One that might be worth checking out is Klayar Beach, which is almost 103.1km (64miles) away from Pencil. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Sundak Beach, roughly 103.1km (64.1miles) away from Pencil.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Pencil?

The average water temperature around Pencil is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Pencil. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Pencil can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pencil?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pencil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pencil...

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